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on knowing a place

Last Friday marked 1.5 years since I’ve lived in Mali. Some people settle in to a new place quickly, but I like to take my time – observing, breathing it in deeply, engaging only delicately at first, slowly building a steady foundation for Living. 696 more words


Cooperation is key--

The people of west Africa are sweet, cool, chilled-out, and oh-so deserving of conditions that allow for the living of decent lives.  I know that there are not a lot of hard economic benefits to countries of the west who offer assistance in this region, but there are a lot of intangible human benefits for helping out that pay off in ways that few can foresee but all can feel.   100 more words


Portraits by Malick Sidibé

Portraits by Malick Sidibé

Malick Sidibé is a Malian photographer noted for his black-and-white studies of popular culture in the 1960s and 1970s in Bamako, the capital of Mali… 39 more words


Operating Site Infections at General Surgery Department of Gabriel Toure Training Hospital

Read  full  paper  at:http://www.scirp.org/journal/PaperInformation.aspx?PaperID=53975#.VN2umizQrzE

The operating site infections constitute the major postoperative issue in surgery. Our objectives were to determine the hospital frequency, the risk factors, the involved germs as well as the cost generated by the operating site infections. 855 more words

Sidi Touré - Full Performance (Live on KEXP)

Sidi Touré (born 1959, Gao, Northern Mali) is a singer/songwriter from Bamako, Mali. His music is a type of songhaï blues. He started his career in the Sonhaï Stars, a regional orchestra. 80 more words

Fjolla Hoxha

on abundance

there are times when absence marks you, when it feels like a great black hole you’ve tipped into. when the lack of something in your life overwhelms.  623 more words